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Australian spring bushfires 'an omen' for summer season

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 2:02pm
Experts say the fires raging across two states are unprecedented this early in spring.

Summer heat killed nearly 1,500 in France, officials say

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 12:36pm
France's health ministry says preventative measures helped to curb damage from the heat.

South African crowds walk out of anti-xenophobia speech

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 12:25pm
An attempt to quell this week's anti-foreigner violence is met with heckles followed by a mass walkout.

Afghan peace deal: Taliban says US has most to lose from cancelled talks

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 12:06pm
President Donald Trump called off secret peace talks at his Camp David retreat at the last minute.

Mark Sanford: Long-time Trump critic joins Republican race to unseat Trump

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 11:20am
Mark Sanford, a former South Carolina governor and fiscal hawk, says the party has lost its way.

Hollywood star's 'battle' to learn UK accent

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 11:13am
Beanie Feldstein worked in a shop in the city ahead of her role in How To Build A Girl.

Iranian tanker row: Oil 'sold' in defiance of US threats

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 11:05am
A tanker last spotted off Syria has sold its oil, Iran says - despite promises not to sail to Syria.

Norway dogs die in mystery illness

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 10:14am
Norwegian authorities said up to 40 dogs had fallen ill with vomiting in at least 13 towns.

Catherine McKenna: Canada environment minister given extra security

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 8:11am
Canada's Catherine McKenna says she has been the target of increasing abuse and threats.

China exports fall in August as US trade war bites

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 7:11am
The latest China trade data points to further signs of strain in the world's second largest economy.

Huge crowds attend Pope's Mass in Madagascar

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 6:50am
Many of the worshippers brave the cold and wind, spending nights outdoors ahead of his arrival.

Why is there a war in Afghanistan? The short, medium and long story

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 6:38am
Why is there a war in Afghanistan? America's longest war explained in 100, 300 and 800 words.

'Trump, please save Hong Kong' - protesters

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 5:15am
The protesters march near the US consulate general on the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations.

Are vertical stages 'appalling' or 'the future'?

Sun, 09/08/2019 - 4:12am
After Mabel performed a gig designed around social media posts, artists and fans weigh up the pros and cons.

Storm Dorian makes landfall in Canada

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 11:50pm
Dorian hit Nova Scotia late on Saturday with winds of 100mph, cutting power to 450,000 homes.

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal faces Daniil Medvedev in bid for 19th Grand Slam title

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 9:08pm
Rafael Nadal will move within one of Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slam titles if he beats Daniil Medvedev in Sunday's US Open final.

In case you missed it

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 7:54pm
If you were one of the millions watching BBC Parliament this week, here are some stories you may have missed.

'American football helped me fight racism in US'

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 7:53pm
Samson Ebukam is a Nigerian-born American football player who used sport to overcome bullying in US.

Afghanistan War: Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 7:45pm
In a series of tweets, the US president announced he had cancelled a meeting planned for Sunday.

Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets?

Sat, 09/07/2019 - 7:08pm
Nigeria says more people than ever are paying tax - but government revenues are not growing


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